Tag: War on Yemen

An Analysis on Intensification of hostile movements of Zionist regime against Iran

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: In recent weeks, the atmosphere of conflict and tension between Iran and the Zionist regime has taken on new dimensions. The war of words between military and political officials on both sides has escalated to such an extent that former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, in an interview with the Sunday Times, stressed that “big issues are going to take place in the relations of the Middle East and Asia”. But whatever those issues are, the Zionist regime will definitely be one of its main losers.
Hamid Khoshayand – Expert in regional affairs

An analysis of Iran-Saudi Arabia talks

Strategic Council Online—Opinion: Direct talks between Iran and Saudi Arabia, which began for the first time in March 2021 with the aim of easing tensions in bilateral relations, are continuing. So far, five rounds of the Tehran-Riyadh political dialogue have been hosted by the Iraqi government in Baghdad. Although the negotiations have not yet led to tangible results, the parties have assessed the atmosphere of the negotiations as positive and forward-looking in their positions.
Hamid Khoshayand-Expert of regional issues

Fragile Ceasefire, Prospect of War in Yemen

Strategic Council Online – Interview: An expert on Yemen affairs saying that the ceasefire between Saudi Arabia and Yemen is very fragile and cannot remain sustainable, noted: The ceasefire is an achievement for Ansarollah and the Yemeni people and proved the importance of the role of Ansarollah in Yemen; however, it is unlikely that Saudi Arabia will be willing to accept the realities of Yemen.

Root Finding of West’s Discriminatory Approach to Wars in Yemen and Ukraine

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: War has always been a reprehensible phenomenon because of its destructive material and immaterial effects and consequences, except in cases where it is a factor in defending human life and survival, community, public order and security, confronting the aggressor and preventing oppression and injustice.
Barsam Mohammadi – Expert on regional affairs

Role & Interests of Arms Manufacturing Companies in the U.S. in Selling News Arms to the Regional Countries

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: While Biden had promised that human rights and non-supporting the regional wars would be among priorities in his foreign policy, but we continue to witness the militarism in the U.S. foreign policy, as the U.S. Department of State has recently announced in its statement, the country has concluded contracts to sell new arms to three countries of Saudi Arabia, UAE and Jordan.
Barsam Mohammadi, Researcher of Regional Issues

France’s Aims in Attempting to Strengthen Military Presence in UAE

Strategic Council Online – Interview: Iran’s former ambassador to France, saying that under the current situation, Paris which has very important economic, cultural, military and arms-related interests in the West Asian region, intends to increase its presence and influence in the said region, adding: this country, because of the position and the situation that may arise after the US withdrawal from the region, has seized the opportunity and boosted its presence in the region.

Strategic Consequences of Ansarollah’s Attack on UAE

Strategic Council Online – Interview: An expert on West Asia affairs, saying that Ansarollah’s attacks on Abu Dhabi were a serious shift in their strategy towards the United Arab Emirates and showed their authority, added: The only issue that can end the seven-year war is more authority for Ansarollah.

Consequences of Probable U.S. Measure in Branding Ansarallah as Terrorist

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: Biden who made effort during first few days of his presidency in February 2021 to put an end to destructive Yemen war with deleting Ansarallah from the list of so-called terrorist groups, recently and following the official request of UAE has ordered his security team to study the listing of Ansarallah once again in the U.S. Black List!
Barsam Mohammadi, Expert of regional issues

Tightening Yemeni Siege by Saudi-led Coalition & Exacerbation of Human Tragedy

Strategic Council Online – Interview: Having stated that the situation of Yemeni people becomes more critical day by day, Head of Yemeni desk at Mersaad think tank said:” Saudi Arabia is heading towards exerting more human and humanitarian pressures on the people of Yemen, and once again by tightening the siege, it will prevent harboring ships that carry foodstuffs and fuel”.

French Middle East Policy & Its Utilitarian Role in Nuclear Talks

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: After the conclusion of French weapons deal with the UAE, we witnessed a wave of internal and external critiques which assessed the French military attitude contrary to human rights attitude of the European Union, but due to some reservations, the European Union affiliated institutions remained tight-lipped in this respect.
Dr. Abbass Sarvestani, Graduated in European Studies, Tehran University

Perspective; Turkey & Saudi Arabia Relations

Strategic Council Online- Interview: Having stated that Ankara needs to organize its economy through changing her regional inclination as well as to convergence with those countries it has had political challenges, an analyst on Turkey affaires said:” it seems that Turkey and Saudi Arabia can take steps towards sorting out some of their differences of opinion”.

Riyadh’s New Policy within the Context of Saudi Regional Strategy

Strategic Council Online – Interview: An analyst of West Asia affairs, saying that Saudi Arabia, while trying to reduce tensions with countries in the region, is reconsidering its foreign policy, noted: Under the current situation, internal issues and proclamation of the monarchy have gained more importance for Mohammad bin Salman, and we are witnessing more defensive policy on the part of Saudi Arabia..

Objectives & Motivations of Bin Salman Regional Tour

Strategic Council Online- Opinion: Regional tour of Mohammad Bin Salman to five countries of Oman, Bahrain, UAE, Kuwait and Qatar (Persian Gulf Cooperation Council members) is considered to be the most important political, economic and security momentum of the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia in the last days of 2021. It is also interpreted as a remedial measure for fragile situation of Saudis at the regional and world levels. It should be noted that one of the objectives of Mohammad Bin Salman was to consult with the authorities of littoral Arab states of Persian Gulf and to make a consensus to confront some of the regional as well as the global issues such as Yemen, Iran, JCPOA revival, etc.
Hamid Khoshayand, Expert of Regional Issues

Strategic Aspects of Macron’s Persian Gulf Tour

Strategic Council Online – Interview: Former Iranian ambassador to Paris, saying that with Macron’s regional tour of the region, the French presence in the region will be more prominent in the political and military dimensions, added: The positions and movements of the French president in the region aims to influence the French presidential elections next spring.

Factors Influencing Normalization of Ankara’s Relations with Abu Dhabi and Riyadh

Strategic Council Online – Opinion: Turkey’s relations with the UAE and Saudi Arabia are moving towards normalization, and the main reason is primarily political; because the series of developments that caused tension in their relations have become completely ineffective today.
Fatemeh Nekoolal Azad – Expert on international affairs

US Objectives Behind Arms Sale to Saudi Arabia, Its Strategic Implications in Yemen War

Strategic Council Online – Interview: Former Director General for Middle East Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, saying that weapons that the United States sells to Saudi Arabia have been effective in preventing Ansarollah’s advance, but does not determine the fate of the Yemen war, noted: Biden has backtracked on what he had claimed in his first foreign policy speech, based on ending all support for offensive operations in the Yemen war, including arms sales to Saudi Arabia with an aim of ending the war.

Saudi targets, motives in holding fifth “Davos in the Desert” conference

Strategic Council Online – Interview: An analyst of Saudi affairs, referring to Saudi Arabia’s approach to investment in new areas of technology, said: Holding the conference on “Future Investment Initiative” and the number of those invited, is an attempt by the Saudi leaders to induce the return of Saudi Arabia to the period of stability and security.